And down the stretch they come…
This fabled phrase is very appropriate considering that we saw the Denver Broncos in action on the road against the Oakland Raiders on Thursday night.
Here the final quarter of the 2012 NFL season got underway, as John Fox’s team extended the league’s longest active winning streak to eight games with a 26-13 win over the Raiders.
The victory enabled the AFC West champions to complete a sweep of their divisional riva—lsomething the Indianapolis Colts, Atlanta Falcons, Chicago Bears, Arizona Cardinals and Green Bay Packers are all hoping to accomplish this weekend as well.
With the Broncos, Falcons and New England Patriots already having secured their division titles and the Houston Texans wrapping up a playoff berth last week, the dance card for the 2012 postseason prom is filling up fast.
Now we’ll really see who has their dancing shoes on and who may be ready to stub their toes.
And a one and a two and…